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Andrew Cohen is a senior editor. He oversees the site’s analysis and helps provide daily coverage of legal events and issues. A recovering attorney, he is the legal analyst for 60 Minutes and CBS Radio News, a fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice, and a contributing editor at The Atlantic.
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Case in Point December 11, 2019
Louisiana automatically rejected appeals from prisoners who represented themselves. One prisoner hoped the Supreme Court would consider his conviction in the light of that scandal.
Analysis August 2, 2019
Democratic debates show how far the conversation has come on justice reform.
Life Inside April 4, 2019
“As I left the courthouse it dawned on me that the judge had assumed the role of therapist.”
Case in Point February 28, 2019
A capital case in Alabama raises the question: are you entitled to a conflict-free lawyer?
Analysis August 23, 2018
What you need to know about the week’s momentous legal and political news in Trumpland.
Case in Point August 6, 2018
An inmate tests a new patch of constitutional ground.
News June 7, 2018
As Andre Thomas faces execution for three gory murders, a court questions jury bias and his competency.
News May 21, 2018
A sudden plea deal ends a decades-long fight in a capital murder case.
Case in Point May 6, 2018
Prosecutors stacked the deck. Forty-one years later, that may be enough to free Johnny Gates.
Case in Point April 16, 2018
The Corey Williams case comes close.